Myeloma Minute: Technology meets medicine


| INNOVATION | Latest Research


Next-Generation Technologies Show Great Promise

Advances in cutting-edge technologies such as genome-editing and artificial intelligence will reverberate in the world of medicine, says IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie. He describes how these scientific leaps could impact multiple myeloma.


| ACTION | Bid Now


Bid Now on Tickets to Saturday Night Live, Carol’s Second Act, Real Time with Bill Maher, and More!

We hope you enjoyed an evening of laughter at the IMF’s 13th Annual Comedy Celebration. If you could not make it to the show, you can still raise funds for myeloma research. The IMF has an online auction at Charitybuzz, available until October 29. All proceeds from the auction will go to IMF programs. Bid now to win tickets to live tapings of shows such as Saturday Night Live, Carol’s Second Act, or Real Time with Bill Maher. You can also place bids on sports memorabilia from the LA Kings or the LA Rams, or bid on meetings with leading entrepreneurs like Slava Rubin. Click the button below for a full list of auction items.


| EDUCATION | Workshop


| EDUCATION | Workshop


Register Now for an IMF Regional Community Workshop in Atlanta
Not Registered for the IMF Regional Community Workshop in Chicago? Walk-ins Welcome!

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at the Sheraton Galleria (2844 Cobb Parkway SE) in Atlanta on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC (625 South Ashland Avenue at West Harrison St.) in Chicago on Saturday, October 26, 2019. If you are not pre-registered, we do welcome walk-ins the day of the event! Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.

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| ACTION | Ways to Give


Donate to the IMF by Purchasing Exquisite Opal Jewelry

Amy Klitsner is a jewelry artist with studios in California and Hawaii. She specializes in making fine jewelry from Australian and Ethiopian opals, and colorful fused glass. Amy is passionate about raising funds for the IMF because she lost her mother to multiple myeloma. We hope you can help Amy reach her fundraising goals. A portion of each sale will be donated to the International Myeloma Foundation. Click the button below for the full jewelry catalog.


| EDUCATION | Teleconference Replay


Listen to a Replay of the “Living Well with Myeloma” Teleconference on Relapse

In this “Living Well with Myeloma” Teleconference, IMF Chairman of the Board Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses

  • what treatments you should consider if your myeloma has relapsed, with a focus on the latest FDA-approved drugs.
  • how to individualize treatment based on a patient’s prior therapies, the length of the onset of relapse, FiSH genetic-risk status, age, and frailty score.
  • the latest clinical trials, in particular immune therapies.

Listen to a replay and download the full slide deck at the link below.


| #ASKDRDURIE | Dr. Durie's Weekly Web Video Series



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